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Syro-Hittite Monumental Art and the Archaeology of Performance : the Stone Reliefs at Carchemish and Zincirli in the Earlier First Millennium BCE

Author: Alessandra Gilibert
Publisher: New York : De Gruyter, 2011, ©2011.
Series: Topoi (Berlin, Germany), v. 2.
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The ceremonial centers of the Syro-Hittite city-states (1200-700 BC) were lavishly decorated with large-scale, open-air figurative reliefs - an original and greatly influential artistic tradition. But why exactly did the production of such an array of monumental images ever start? This volume explores how Syro-Hittite monumental art was used as a powerful backdrop to important ritual events, and opens up a new  Read more...
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Gilibert, Alessandra.
Syro-Hittite Monumental Art and the Archaeology of Performance.
New York : De Gruyter, 2011, ©2011
(DLC) 2010052659
(OCoLC)694566446
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandra Gilibert
ISBN: 9783110222265 3110222264 1283164922 9781283164924
OCLC Number: 753968403
Notes: Based on a doctoral dissertation completed at the Freie Universität of Berlin in 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 223 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Title: Topoi (Berlin, Germany), v. 2.
Responsibility: Alessandra Gilibert.
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The ceremonial centers of the Syro-Hittite city-states (1200-700 BC) were lavishly decorated with large-scale, open-air figurative reliefs - an original and greatly influential artistic tradition.  Read more...

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